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a combining form used in the formation of compound words that denote mental disorders, as specified by the initial element:
alexithymia; cyclothymia; dysthymia.
Origin of -thymia
< Greek, equivalent to thȳm(ós) soul, spirit, mind + -ia -ia Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for -thymia


combining form
indicating a certain emotional condition, mood, or state of mind: cyclothymia
Word Origin
New Latin, from Greek thumos temper
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-thymia in Medicine

-thymia suff.
State or condition of mind: dysthymia.

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